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Alexander Hamilton

Alexander Hamilton, one of 100 convicts transported on the Asia, 19 November 1827

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Alexander Hamilton
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1809
Occupation: Carter
Date of Death: 1839
Age: 30 years

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 51 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to Life

Crime: Street robbery
Convicted at: Glasgow Court of Justiciary
Sentence term: Life
Ship: Asia 1
Departure date: 19th November, 1827
Arrival date: 13th March, 1828
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 101 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/6, Page Number 308
Source description: This record is one of the entries in the British convict transportation registers 1787-1867 database compiled by State Library of Queensland from British Home Office (HO) records which are available on microfilm as part of the Australian Joint Copying Project.

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Penny-Lyn Beale on 25th April, 2021 wrote:

New South Wales, Australia, Convict Indents.
Indent No; 99
Name; Alexander Hamilton
Age; 18 [1809]. Reads, Protestant, Single
Native Place; Lanark shire
Trade or calling; Carter
Offence; Street Robbery
Trial; Glasgow - 7 May 1827 - Life
Height; 5 ft. 3 1/4 in
Eyes; Hazel
Hair; Brown
Completion; Pair & Pock pitted
Assigned; Dan’l Egan, Sydney for his farm
Remarks; DIED; In Liverpool Hospital 2 June 1839.

Penny-Lyn Beale on 25th April, 2021 wrote:

1828 - General Muster .
No; 5527. Alexander Hamilton. Ship; Asia. 10 Iron Gang

1828 - 5 Jun. Sydney Goal, Entrance Book.
Prisoner. General Session, Sydney. Offence; Robbery. Sentence; Iron Gan. 6 months form 10th instant. June 18. Parramatta

1839 - 25 March. Registers of criminal cases tried at Campbelltown,
No; 23.
Alexander Hamilton; Bond. Asia. Liverpool & Ann Martin; Came Free,
Offence; Larceny & Receiving
Notice for Trial; 16 April 1839.

New South Wales, Australia, Liverpool St Luke.
No; 39
Name; Alexander Hamilton
Abode; Liverpool Hospital
Died; 2 June 1839
Buried; 3 June 1839
Age; 28
Remarks; Bond per ship Asia
By Whom Ceremony was preformed; J Duffus

Convict Changes History

Penny-Lyn Beale on 25th April, 2021 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1809 (prev. 0000), gender: m, occupation, crime

Penny-Lyn Beale on 25th April, 2021 made the following changes:

date of death: 1839 (prev. 0000)

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